Glossary of Terms
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A U-turn in a section of a rope.
BIRDCAGE (SUSPENDED SCAFFOLDS)
A kink pulled through or displacement of outer wire rope strands forced into compression forming a cage.
A large pulley used to provide mechanical advantage for move loads.
A solid piece of material used to fill spaces between members.
A suspended stand designed to accommodate one work man in a standing position.
A suspended seat designed to accommodate one worker in a sitting position.
A body support component comprised of a strap with means for securing it about the waist and for attaching it to other components or subsystems.
Straps that are secured about an employee in a manner that distributes the arrest forces over at least the thighs, shoulders and pelvis, with provisions for attaching a lanyard, lifeline or deceleration device.
See Boatswain's Chair: A suspended seat designed to accommodate one worker in a sitting position.